Gretchen Hollingsworth started to make candles in the 90's after reading an article about the old techniques of hand poured candle making. It was first a hobby, then she started selling on crafts markets her small production with a fine packaging.
In 1996, she founded Paddywax with her husband, David Duncan, success was immediate.
The fragrances are all natural, no powder, no artifice. Soy wax because it burns clean and longer. All raw materials are environmentally responsible and locally sourced.
It is now Joe Moore, a specialist of retail and gift industry that takes care of the finances, marketing and development but Gretchen and Duncan keep developing and designing the products. « I love that a candle tells a story, they are not simple candles, they are very special gifts.» Each collection is different, from fragrances to packaging, it is a whole world to discover...
APOTHECARY - Geranium & Basil candles are made with hand poured high quality soy wax and cotton wick.